Family Internet: theorising domestic Internet consumption, production and use within Australian families. [ 2002 - 2004 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr LR Green Prof Dr RM Quin

Brief description The proposed research interrogates the role of the Internet in Australian domestic contexts, specifically among families with school-aged children. The investigation will inform discussion about ways in which the Internet is becoming integrated within family life, including the relocation of school and work agendas to the domestic sphere. The significance of the research lies in the growing sociocultural importance of the Internet and its potential role as a catalyst for, and an enabler of, knowledge creation and management. Age, gender, power, pleasure, competencies and roles relating to Internet use within Australian family settings will all be addressed.

Funding Amount $186,189

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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